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Venture Manager, Fintech

Creative Destruction Lab

Creative Destruction Lab

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Job Summary

Venture Managers are responsible for supporting CDL Site operations, focusing on venture recruiting, providing business development support to CDL Ventures, and leading initiatives to support the growth and continuous improvement of the program.

  • This position will interact on a regular basis with CDL founders, Mentors, Academic faculty, other CDL employees, and Georgia Tech students.
  • This position typically will advise and counsel: CDL founders and students.
  • This position will supervise


Job Duty 1:

  • Builds a pipeline of CDL prospects and works within Salesforce to monitor and outreach to Ventures

Job Duty 2:

  • Acts as the coordinator between ventures, scientists, and students by supporting ongoing communication, creating Session documentation, and managing the documentation workflow (venture summaries, updates, schedules, etc.)

Job Duty 3:

  • Supports CDL Session operations, including the day of events and tasks leading up to the event, including Slack support and document creation

Job Duty 4:

  • Interviews Ventures and provides recommendations about who should be admitted to the program.

Job Duty 5:

  • Supports CDL administrative functions (including drafting emails, proofreading, etc.) as necessary

Job Duty 6:

  • Perform other related job duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Required Experience

Three or more years of job-related experience

Educational Requirements

Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Business Communication Degree in progress or completed, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications

STEM degree or technology background preferred

Proposed Salary

  • Salary Range: $52,894-$71,936/yr
  • Job Grade: A8

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


  • Entrepreneurial and highly motivated with a strong interest in startups and venture capital
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Passion for consistently meeting or exceeding performance objectives
  • Strong, team-oriented work ethic with a willingness to work independently and autonomously
  • Highly organized with strong project management experience

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information

  • This is a supervisory position.
  • This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
  • This role is not considered a position of trust.
  • This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
  • This position does not require a security clearance.

Location: Atlanta, GA
Scheller College of Business

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